Published Ahead-of-Print August 01, 2020

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Trends in Reoperation for Surgical Site Infection after Spinal Surgery with Instrumentation in a Multicenter Study

Kobayashi, Kazuyoshi; Imagama, Shiro; Ando, Kei; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: May 21, 2020

Selecting the C7-LIV Line Vertebra as the Upper Instrumented Vertebra for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Lenke Type 1A Curves: Multicenter and a Minimum 2-year Follow-up Study

Munakata, Ryo; Koseki, Michihiko; Oba, Hiroki; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: April 24, 2020

Evaluating the Minimal Clinically Important Difference of EQ-5D-3L in Patients with Degenerative Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: A Swiss Prospective Multi-Center Cohort Study

Burgstaller, Jakob M.; Wertli, Maria M.; Ulrich, Nils H.; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: March 19, 2020


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Preoperative Factors Predict Postoperative Trajectories of Pain and Disability Following Surgery for Degenerative Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Hebert, Jeffrey J.; Abraham, Edward; Wedderkopp, Niels; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: June 11, 2020

Can We Change Health Care Costs in Patients With Complex Backs Pain?: Results From a 5 year Before and After Study

Soer, Remko; Reneman, Michiel F.; Mierau, Jochen O.; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: June 02, 2020


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Parents’/Patients’ Perception of the Informed Consent Process and Surgeons Accountability in Corrective Surgery for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS): A Prospective Study

Chan, Chris Yin Wei; Chong, Jessamine Sze Lynn; Lee, Sin Ying; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: August 01, 2020

The Impact of Geometrical Spinal Shape on Fresh Vertebral Fractures in Elderly Volunteers: A Longitudinal Cohort Analysis

Yamada, Tomohiro; Yamato, Yu; Sato, Yoshihiro; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: April 23, 2020

Identification of Predictive Factors for Mechanical Complications After Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery: A Multi-Institutional Retrospective Study

Kawabata, Atsuyuki; Yoshii, Toshitaka; Sakai, Kenichiro; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: March 19, 2020

Lower Satisfaction after Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery in Japan than in the US Despite Similar SRS22 Pain and Function Scores: A Propensity-Score Matched Analysis

Yagi, Mitsuru; Ames, Christopher P.; Hosogane, Naobumi; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: March 19, 2020


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The Severity of Cervical Disc Degeneration does not Impact Two-year Postoperative Outcomes in Patients with Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy who Underwent Laminoplasty

Habibi, Hasibullah; Suzuki, Akinobu; Tamai, Koji; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: April 24, 2020


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Injection of Calcium Phosphate Apatitic Cement/Blood Composites in Intervertebral Fusion Cages: A Simple and Efficient Alternative to Autograft Leading to Enhanced Spine Fusion

Gonçalves, Henrique; Pascal-Moussellard, Hugues; Lesoeur, Julie; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: July 15, 2020


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